Dates and Deadlines

Distance education dates and deadlines are now the same as the main campus (effective spring 2020). This affects add/drop process, refunds and how late fees are assessed. Make sure to review the Academic Dates and Deadlines schedule below.

Spring 2021 Semester: Tuesday, January 19 – Friday, May 14, 2021

  • Registration without Permission numbers via Joe’SS ends Monday, January 18 
    **Late fee assessed for registration after this date**
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (university holiday)  — Monday, January 18
  • Classwork begins 8:00 A.M. Tuesday, January 19
  • **Add via Joe’SS with permission required — Tuesday, January 19
  • Drop via Joe’SS — Tuesday, January 19
  • Last day for 100% refund for dropped courses via Joe’SS — Monday, January 25
  • Last day to change pass/fail grading option — Monday, February 1
  • **Last day to add courses (excluding X099, X000, X040, X050) — Monday, February 1
  • **Last day to register (excluding X099, X000, X040, X050) — Monday, February 1 
  • Last day to apply for graduation for May 2020 (Major, Minor or Emphasis) — Monday, February 15
  • Last day for 50% refund of fees — 4:30 P.M. Monday, February 15
  • Spring Career Fair — Tuesday, February 16
  • Last day to drop without a 'WD' showing on transcript — Monday, March 1
  • Last day to change to HEARER status — Monday, March 1
  • Spring recess begins 8:00 A.M. Thursday, March 11 
  • Mid-semester — Saturday, March 13
  • Last day for 25% refund of fees — 4:30 P.M. Monday, March 15 
  • Spring recess ends 8:00 A.M. Monday, March 15
  • Mid-semester grade entry closes to instructors — Tuesday, March 16
  • Advising week for Summer and Fall 2020 — Mon.-Fri., March 15-19 
  • Spring break begins 8:00 A.M. Sunday, March 22
  • Mid-semester grades available to students via Joe’SS — Monday, March 22
  • Spring break ends 8:00 A.M. Monday, March 29 
  • Joe’SS appointments for Summer and Fall registration begin 8:00 A.M. Monday, March 29 
  • Last day for dropping a course — Friday, April 16 
  • Last day for withdrawing from school — Friday, April 16
  • Last class day — Friday, May 7
  • Final examinations begin 8:00 A.M. Monday, May 10 
  • Final examinations end 6:00 P.M. Friday, May 14
  • Spring semester closes 6:00 P.M. Friday, May 14
  • Friday graduate and undergraduate degrees in designated departments Commencement Ceremony — 6:00 P.M. Friday, May 14 
  • Saturday graduate and undergraduate degrees in designated departments Commencement Ceremony — 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 15
  • Saturday graduate and undergraduate degrees in designated departments Commencement Ceremony —  3:30 P.M. Saturday, May 15 
  • Final grades available to students via Joe’SS — Friday, May 21

 *Permission Numbers required for first two weeks via Joe’SS

**After two weeks from start of semester only classes eligible to add are Special Problems, Research, Seminar or Oral Exam. 

Add/Drop Policy for Distance Students

Summer 2020 Session Monday, June 8 - Friday, July 31, 2020

FOUR-WEEK SESSION

  • Registration without Permissions Numbers via Joe’SS ends Sunday, June 7
  • Late fee assessed for registration after this date — Sunday, June 7
  • Classwork begins Monday, June 8
  • *Add via Joe’SS with Permission Required — Monday, June 8
  • Drop via Joe’SS — Monday, June 8
  • Last day for 100% refund for dropped courses via Joe’SS — Monday, June 8
  • Last day to register — Wednesday, June 10
  • Last day to change grading option (Pass/Fail) — Wednesday, June 10 Last day to add courses — Friday, June 12
  • Last day to drop without a “WD” showing on transcript — Wednesday, June 17
  • Last day to change to hearer status — Wednesday, June 17
  • Last day for dropping a class — Friday, June 26
  • Last day to withdraw from school — Friday, June 26
  • Session Closes — 5:30 P.M. Friday, July 3
  • Final grade entry opens to instructors — Monday, July 27
  • Final grade entry closes to instructors — Tuesday, August 4
  • Final grades available to students via Joe’SS — Monday, August 10

EIGHT-WEEK SESSION

  • Registration without Permissions Numbers via Joe’SS ends Sunday, June 7
  • Late fee assessed for registration after this date — Sunday, June 7
  • Last Day for 100% refund for dropped classes via Joe’SS — Sunday, June 7
  • Classwork begins Monday, June 8
  • *Add via Joe’SS with Permission Required — Monday, June 8
  • Drop via Joe’SS — Monday, June 8
  • Last day for 100% refund for dropped courses via Joe’SS — Monday, June 8
  • Last day to add courses — Friday, June 12
  • Last day to register — Friday, June 12
  • Last day to change grading option (Pass/Fail) — Friday, June 12
  • Class roll check sent to departments — Wednesday, June 17
  • Last day for 50% refund of fees —  4:30 P M Friday, June 19
  • Last day to apply for Summer 2020 Graduation —  Friday, June 19
  • Class roll check due in Registrar’s office — Wednesday, June 24
  • Last day to change to HEARER status — Friday, June 26
  • Last day to drop without a “WD” showing on transcript —  Friday, June 26
  • Last day for 25% refund of fees — 4:30 P.M. Friday, July 3
  • Independence Holiday—  Friday, July 3
  • Last day for dropping courses — Monday, July 20
  • Last day to withdraw from school — Monday, July 20
  • Final grade entry opens to instructors —  Monday, July 27
  • Last class day — Wednesday, July 29
  • Final examinations begin 8:00 A.M. Thursday, July 30
  • Session closes 12:30 P.M. Friday, July 31
  • Final grade entry closes to instructors — Tuesday, August 4
  • Final grades available to students via Joe’SS — Monday, August 10


* Add/Drop Process & Refund Policy

 

Main campus students: Registrar’s Office requires that on-campus students requesting to drop a distance course provide a physical drop slip with signatures and turn that into the Registrar’s Office. Please refer to the drop dates and refund policies at registrar.mst.edu, if you need to drop an on-campus course.

Fall 2020 Semester: Monday, August 24 - Friday, December 18, 2020

  • Registration without Permission Numbers via Joe’SS ends Sunday, August 23
  • Late fee assessed for registration after this date — Sunday, August 23
  • Classwork begins 8:00 A.M. Monday, August 24
  • *Add via Joe’SS with Permission Required — Monday, August 24
  • Drop via Joe’SS — Monday, August 24
  • Last Day for 100% refund for dropped courses via Joe’SS  — Sunday, August 30
  • Last day to change pass/fail grading option — Friday, September 4
  • Last day to register  — Friday, September 4
  • Last day to add courses — Friday, September 4
  • Labor Day Holiday — Monday, September 7
  • Enrollment Verification Survey Open to Departments (Class Rosters)  — Tuesday, September 8
  • Last day for 50% refund of fees  — Monday, September 21
  • Last day to apply for graduation for December 2020 (Major, Minor or Emphasis)  — Tuesday, September 22
  • Fall Career Fair  — Tuesday, September 22
  • Enrollment Verification Survey Closed (Class Rosters)  — Friday, September 25
  • Last day to drop without a "WD" showing on transcript  — Monday, October 5
  • Last day to change to HEARER status  — Monday, October 5
  • Mid-semester grade entry opens to instructors — Wednesday, October 14
  • Mid-semester  — Saturday, October 17
  • Last day for 25% refund of fees  — Monday, October 19
  • Mid-semester grade entry closes to instructors  — Tuesday, October 20
  • Mid-semester grades available to students via Joe’SS — Monday, October 26
  • Advising Week for Spring 2021  — Monday-Friday, October 26-30
  • Joe’SS registration appointments begin — Monday, November 2
  • Last day for dropping a course  — Friday, November 13
  • Last day for withdrawing from school  — Friday, November 13
  • Thanksgiving vacation begins 8:00 A.M. Sunday, November 22
  • Thanksgiving vacation ends 8:00 A.M. Monday, November 30
  • Final grade entry opens to instructors  — Tuesday, November 24
  • Last Class Day  —  Friday, December 11
  • Final examinations begin 7:30 A.M. Monday, December 14
  • Final examinations end 5:00 P.M. Friday, December 18
  • Fall Semester closes 5:00 P.M. Friday, December 18
  • Saturday Graduate and Undergraduate Degrees in Designated Departments Commencement Ceremony — 10:00 A.M. Saturday, December 19
  • Saturday Graduate and Undergraduate Degrees in Designated Departments Commencement Ceremony — 3:30 P.M. Saturday, December 19
  • Final grade entry closes to instructors on Tuesday, December 22
  • Final grades available to students via Joe’SS  — Saturday, December 26

*Permission Numbers required for first two weeks via Joe’SS

Add/Drop Process & Refund Policy

Main campus students: Registrar’s Office requires that on-campus students requesting to drop a distance course provide a physical drop slip with signatures and turn that into the Registrar’s Office. Please refer to the drop dates and refund policies at registrar.mst.edu, if you need to drop an on-campus course.

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